Le Colonial Chicago | Designed by DesignScout
Designed by Greg Jordan, of Greg
Jordan, Inc., Le Colonial transports guests to another milieu from
a bygone era, to the enchanting tropical Southeast Asia from the 1920s.
To re-create the mood and experience of this magnificent time and
place in all its splendor, Mr. Jordan says, "I chose to design
with unique tiled floors, crudely painted walls and antique mercury
panels to keep the interior as simple, yet as elegant as possible."
The ecru walls of the first-floor Dining Room are lined with handsome,
louvered shutters. Comfortable, tightly-woven rattan chairs surround
amply-spaced tables that provide seating for as many as 95 guests.
The floor is tiled in a discreet Asian pattern. The 12 1/2-ft. ceilings
feature delicate fans to gently cool the room, which is filled with
lush, potted palms and graceful banana trees. Nostalgic photographs
of life in Saigon during the 1920s cover the walls and lead guests
up to a lively second floor Lounge.
Upstairs, there is a large mahogany Bar that serves cocktails for
up to 30 guests. Sensual music fills the spacious room, which has
an 8 1/2-ft. ceiling. Guests can sit at the Bar or in the 60-person
Lounge, a comfortable, romantic oasis adorned with over-stuffed sofas,
Oriental rugs, low tables and antique furnishings.
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